1 May - 13 Sep 2022
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Open Your Mind Poetry Competition is now open!


Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. ~ Desmond Tutu

  • Open to anyone living with mental health challenges or is a carer of someone with mental health challenges. WA residents only.
  • Entry is free. Maximum 2 poems per person, up to 18 lines per poem.
  • Each poem to have a unique title.
  • All submissions must be the entrant’s original unpublished work.
  • Winning poems will be presented during Mental Health Week 2022.
  • MIFWA reserves the right to display, reproduce or publish the submissions on its website, newsletters, social pages and other MIFWA materials.


1st: $100

2nd: $75

3rd: $50

Submit your poems by 5pm, Tue 13 Sep 2022

By email to: events@mifwa.org.au with subject: Poetry Competition

In person at: Lorikeet Centre, 104 Cambridge Street, West Leederville

or: MIFWA Head Office, Level 3, 9 The Avenue, Midland

By post to:

Poetry Competition
MIFWA, PO Box 1947, Midland WA 6936


Lorikeet’s Open Your Mind Poetry Competition 2022

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